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underweight.....that a three-month-old should weigh 20 to 30 pounds. one member says he's been breeding rhodesian ridgebacks for nearly four decades and said "the puppy in question is not a normal healthy puppy." """""petland's corporate office sent us a very lengthy statement on rudy...too long for us to include in full in in the studio, stephanie zepelin, 13 action news."""""" and... when you ask.... we investigate. if you have a story.... you want action news.... to investigate let us know... e-mail us.... at 13investigates@ktnv.c om.... with your phone number right now.. this is the different crazy weather all around the u-s. the top left here.. that's the flooding in jackson, mississippi. and the bottom left.. the snow blasting roanoke, virginia. but let's take a moment to look at las vegas.. right above me. not a cloud in the sky.
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will continue to be the theme for the forecast this week. especially in the short term. high pressure will be the dominating feature to the forecast through the first half of wednesday. high temps tomorrow will reach the mid and upper 70s, then approach 80 degrees on wednesday. breezy winds make a comeback on wednesday, ahead of a pacific storm system that will push through the area. metro says two people are behind bars.. accused of breaking into someone's home. someone called 911 around midnight saying two people were in a backyard near durango and elkhorn they didn't recognize. the suspects took off when police arrived.. but metro quickly set up a permimeter and began searching
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both were eventually tracked down and arrested. only a few hours before that.. a car crashed through a concrete wall near a house on the corner of maryland parkway and pyle. this is some of the damage it caused. a viewer who drove by tells us a man was being arrested. no confirmation on that.. however.. from metro. that's a one of the stories.... 13 action news is tracking today. here's a look our top stories today.... including a love triangle.... that may have lead... to an early morning stabbing. marissa an early morning stabbing at this apartment complex has two people in the hospital with stab wounds. police say those two men got into a fight around 5:30-- but i talked with a witness who says-- this may have all been screaming-- then saw a man yelling at her-- holding a knife. police have not yet confirmed that a woman was involved in this mornings stabbing-- and they havent yet said the relationship between the two men who are injured. live near lake mead and
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lesley david developing now.. the battle is on to replace the battle is on to replace justice... antonin scalia.... after the supreme court judge died.... this weekend. less than an hour after scalia's death was announced,... the political jockeying began. senate majority leader... mitch mcconnel was quick to share his thoughts saying... the vacancy should be
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but despite that... president obama says... he will nominate a successor. the senate has the consitutional right to confirm or deny.... that appointee. scalia's body is back at his virginia home. so far... no funeral plans have been announced.... for the justice. new at 6:30.. when someone fires a weapon on the streets of any city america.. police respond quickly to talk with witnesses.. victims.. and suspects. but if the person who pulled the trigger is a police officer.. the rules are sometimes different. scripps national investigative correspondent ross jones looks at police across the nation who have the "right to remain silent." --take package-- for most of his life, mental illness was the biggest terror bobby bennett ever fought. but on a day in november , in a cul-de-sac at the end of a quiet dallas street, bennett faced terror of a different kind. don tittle: bobby, he was having a psychotic episode. bennett was screaming...armed with a small knife. when police arrived, they found bennett outside. seconds later, police say he
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above his head and lunging towards the officers. (sound effects: four gunshots) one officer opened fire, hitting bennett in the stomach. he was rushed to the hospital, charged with assaulting an officer. he would stay in police custody for days"!until a neighbor's surveillance camera proved he shouldn't be. it shows that bennett never approached the officers. instead, he stood still, his arms at his side...before he was shot. the officer who pulled the trigger was criminally charged. his partner, who gave a false statement, was suspended. bennett survived his injuries. don tittle attorney for bobby bennet runs = 1:05 - 1:10 you would think the police response would be, let's make sure officers are trained properly or let's look again at the policy on dealing with the mentally ill. ross jones scripps national correspondent runs = 1:12-1:20 but instead, dallas' police chief came up with a new policy that says officers involved in shooting should be afforded 3 days before having to answer a single question. it even gave them a chance to review video of the shooting
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about whether they're going to a scripps news investigation reveals that 19 of the nation's 50 largest police departments call for some kind of waiting period-either for a criminal investigation"!or an internal probe looking into whether an officer followed policy. in most cities, the waiting period is two or three days. that's the rule in albuquerque, where 19 officers surrounded and later killed a homeless man camping in the mountains holding a knife. the officers responsible weren't interviewed until two days later. they've since been charged with murder. but in other departments, the wait can be much longer. in baltimore, where 25-year-old freddie gray died in police custody, officers there and throughout the state of maryland are afforded 10 days before having to answer a single question. none of the waiting periods apply to civilians. advocates for the police-only waiting period cite studies showing memories can improve after a night's rest. frederick frazier is vice president of the dallas police association.
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president, dallas police association runs = 2:27 - 2:33 we want to give him the chance to make the accurate statement, give the best information he deryn strange john jay college of criminal justice runs = 2:38-2:42 there is some very good science, with other people coming along and using that science badly. dr. deryn strange is an associate professor at the john jay college of criminal justice. dr. deryn strange: when you're in the middle of an investigation we absolutely know that the best thing as far as memory is concerned is to get those details as soon as possible. today, it's been more than two years since bobby bennett was shot. he sued the city of dallas, settling his case for $1.6 million. while his attorney is happy bennett received justice, he says the community would be better served"!if police were treated like everyone else. don tittle: it serves the purpose of the police. it does not serve the purpose of justice. last month, a legislative committee in maryland voted unanimously to cut the state's 10 day waiting period in half. it now moves to the state
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for scripps news in washington, i'm ross jones. trt: 3:33 outcue: i'm ross jones in las vegas.. detectives can wait up to 2-days before starting their investigation into an officer involved shooting. to learn more about how some officers are defending this practice.. go to our website.. ktnv.com.. for our complete.. exclusive investigation. a car lot..... vandalized! more than a dozen cars covered with swastikas and obscenities! take a look! you can see... windows smashed in and spray paint scrawled..... on the sides of other cars. this all happened.... is baffled... at why he would be targeted! abe ayad --"everybody loves me in this city, even my enemies love me."-- a police report for vandalism and ethnic intimidation.... has been filed. but... police have not arrested... any suspects. new information.... in that brazen jewel heist.... that landed an aspiring model... behind bars!!! the f-b-i is now saying... the woman may have had help....
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newly-released court documents show... abigail kemp.... was just one of -4- thieves! they're accused of swiping.... -4- million dollars worth of precious stones... from at least.... -6- stores.... in -5- states. all four suspects.... were taken into custody.... friday. they are now facing... up to -20- years.... in prison. coming up.. "google" is revolutionizing the way students..... take field trips. you're like -wow- this really happened - i'm really looking at this .. and it really feels like you're there." new technology is allowing children.... to travel around the world.... for free. and.. in tonight's financial focus.. it's a battle of the credit score. find out who does better- men or women? bryan.
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flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why i decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold, and to fight for everyday people. and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders
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friday.. which was a good day. the local gaming stocks also had a good session for the most part. wynn resorts up almost 16%. to 18 the city's most anticipated furniture store is in soime financial trouble in europe. in a report commissioned by the european union parliment.. ikea is accused of now paying taxes for the past 6 years. investigators claim the furniture giant funneled money through two countries between 2009 and 2014. ikea did respond to cnn's request for a comment. a study by the website "credit sesame" broke down credit scores by gender.. and gives the slight edge to--- men. men have an average credit score of 630 out of a possible 850.. opnly 9-points better than woman.
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edge despite the fact their overall debt and credit card balances exceed those of women. they say the difference in results may come down to men making higher wages. that's tonight's 'financial focus.' let's go to bryan scofield and 'weather first.' far above average temperatures will continue to be the theme for the forecast this week. especially in the short term. high pressure will be the dominating feature to the forecast through the first half of wednesday. high temps tomorrow will reach the mid and upper 70s, then approach 80 degrees on wednesday. breezy winds make a comeback on wednesday, ahead of a pacific storm system that will push through the area. most of the showers associated with this system will pass to our north. however, the valley will still see a slight chance for rain wednesday evening into thursday morning.
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with gusts to about 45 mph, and a bit cooler, with high temps dropping to the low 70s. mostly cloudy skies are also expected thursday. the system makes an exit by thursday afternoon and by friday, high temps will remain in the low to mid 70s, winds will be down to breezy and skies will be partly cloudy. high temps will remain in the low to mid 70s through the start to next workweek, as high pressure once again takes control of the forecast. breezy winds will also be back sunday and next monday. new technology offering new opportunites... for students! imagine taking a
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new technology offering new opportunites... for students! imagine taking a
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to some of the most interesting and exotic places... on the planet. google's expedition project..... uses 3-d virtual technology..... to take students to places like "the amazon" or "italy".... it allows them to explore.... with their own eyes..... what used to only be available... in books and lessons! bryce tucker, 5th grade student: "you can just look around and you can see the bird ... and then you're like -wow- this really happened - i'm really looking at this .. and it really feels like you're community learning center teacher: "the reaction i've gotten from students, has been amazing ... even though they're a person who plays video games - they're still amazed by this technology
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the program is only available to schools... right now... it's free. administrators just need to apply to google directly... online. coming up later.. in tonight's abc primetime lineup on channel 13: 8- bachelor 10- castle 11- 13-action news coming up.. dust off your resumes. employers are hiring.. here in the valley... we'll tell you.... where to go. plus.. watch the pbr for free. how you can get unlimited access to dozens of events all over the u.s. stay with us.
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adrenalin pumping p-b-r events for free. just download the "pbr live" app. it's free and available for both apple and android devices. now... let's take a look.... at "who's hiring" this week... hundreds of jobs will be up for grabs tomorrow... at the palms! jobertising -dot-
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a diversity career faii. it runs... from -11- in the morning.... until 2 p-m. employers like "wells fargo".... "clark county school district".... "dotty's" and "affinity gaming" will be there. attendance is free. make sure... you bring plenty of resumes! bryan has another look at your forecast in just a bit. you're watching 13 action news.
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since 1961, pearle vision has provided the neighborhood with expert eye care. that was dr. stanley pearle's vision and we still proudly carry on his legacy. today, doctors like lisa hamilton perform
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because we care for you... and your eyes. this is genuine eye care, in your neighborhood. this is pearle vision. one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to
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i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. but... we hope to see you again later tonight.... for action news..
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at 11. thank you for joining us. "inside edition" is next. have a great evening.. a man found shot dead in his car, and right now, metro is looking for narrator: for speaking truth
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women's rights are human rights. narrator: and having the fortitude to keep government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. planned parenthood action fund endorses hillary clinton. just like the league of conservation voters for her bold plan to attack climate change. the human rights campaign fund... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message.
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and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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[ music ] >> deborah: his final hours. >> inside the el presidente suite. where supreme court justice antonin scalia's body was found. and mystery over the pillows. >> they say he was found with a
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>> then the disgraced former governor whose scandal inspired the good wife. has it happened again? >> what we learned about the young woman who says she was choked by the ex-governor. >> and first time ever. three swimsuit models sharing the spillustrated cover. then, warming up your car. how it can be an invitation to disaster. is this a smoke signal to would be thieves? plus, honey boo boo's mama june. what she's doing to lose her double chin. exclusive. the new high-tech procedure she's undergoing to get rid of her jiggling chin. wait until you see the results. and this cop sang the national anthem with five minutes notice. after she got stuck in a blizzard.

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